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1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220-6899
+1 804-358-7166
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Beautiful blast from the past

Maymont is gorgeous year round but December ranks right up there with the visibility of so many of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ann D
Richmond, Virginia, United States
via mobile
Gardens and animals in a more natural setting. Bobcats as lazy as house cats LOL.

Gardens and animals in a more natural setting. Bobcats as lazy as house cats LOL. Peacocks who act... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jagdish K
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Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to the community by James and Sallie Dooley who lived there from 1893 to 1925. Whether strolling in the gardens, touring the mansion, watching river otters at play, or petting a goat, there is something for everyone to enjoy. NEW! Golf cart tours are now available. Explore the rolling hills and winding path with ease with a personal tour guide!
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“japanese garden” (210 reviews)
“petting zoo” (143 reviews)
“nature center” (191 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220-6899
+1 804-358-7166
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Maymont is gorgeous year round but December ranks right up there with the visibility of so many of the park’s treasures. Didn’t get a chance for a carriage ride, unfortunately.

Thank Ann D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Gardens and animals in a more natural setting. Bobcats as lazy as house cats LOL. Peacocks who act like they own the place.

Thank Jagdish K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mansion is just one small part of this amazing estate. Rolling hills, picnics, farm animals, gardens, rivers, and event destination. Lots of history here! It's part of a park as well and GPS is ridiculous i, it's mapping directions to get here. Bring a...More

Thank Painters1953
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice open space for kids to run around. Plenty to see like animals, waterfall, gardens, etc. Places to have a nice picnic too. Definitely fun/enjoyable for all ages.

Thank Charity W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting our son and daughter in law looking for something cheap and Christmasy to do. Maymont is worth it. The grounds are lovely and the Dooley mansion is decorated beautifully for Christmas in pure gilded fashion. Want more can you ask for $5...More

Thank Annie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park with lovely gardens, walks, animals, flowers, beautiful old mansion! Nice areas for picnics and areas for children to run and play!! Japanese Gardens especially beautiful! Our family with lots of children always has a great time together at lovely Maymont!!

Thank beebop2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the grounds and a great place to walk hills and steps. Can drive and park to the main attractions but still a walk into the areas. The Italian garden is beautiful and the petting zoo area is kid friendly. Lovely way to spend a...More

Thank Hu20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a nice place for a family to visit. They have the mini zoo for children and the exhibits for older children and adults. Great place to get outside and picnic on a weekend

Thank stonecanoe
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A great place to take the kids to burn off a little energy. Great paths to wander through the park. Farm animals with a brand new barn and other animals in natural type habitats.

Thank Lydia V
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Long winding paved path running through the park surrounded by lovely flower gardens, fountains, and animals! Originally this was private home and lands that belonged to the Dewey family, a wealthy railroad baron. The home is open for viewing for a small fee. Free parking....More

1  Thank Janet J
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Margarita K
15 November 2017|
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Response from Sally L | Reviewed this property |
I wish I did, I’ve never been to the event. I live in Tucson. But will check with my family!
Dee W
6 November 2017|
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Response from Rich G | Reviewed this property |
They have already started decorating the inside of the Dooley mansion for Christmas. Don't know if they light up the house or the gardens, but the staff was very helpful, so you could probably just call them and ask.
26 September 2017|
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Response from PaoloStatiUniti | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so